The Movie Timeline - be obsessive, be very obsessive


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1899

Allan Quatermain leads Captain Nemo, Tom Sawyer, Dorian Gray, vampiress Mina Harker, invisible man Rodney Skinner and Dr Jekyll/My Hyde against The Fantom. (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen formed, lead by Alan Quatermain. (England - The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

American League Baseball begins. (Moneyball)

A poet, Christian, falls for a beautiful courtesan, Satine, and sings some Elton John songs. (Moulin Rouge)

New York City newsboys go on strike against Henry Pulitzer due to a $0.10 per 100 paper raise. (New York City - Newsies)

Newsboys win strike against Joseph Pullitzer (New York City - Newsies)

The year on Bessie B.'s gravestone. (Rennie's Landing)

Ichabod Crane investigates a series of gruesome murders. (Sleepy Hollow, nr New York - Sleepy Hollow)

Elise McKenna leaves school aged 14 to become an actress. (Somewhere In Time)

Alexander Hartdegen proposes to Emma, just before she is killed in a mugging. (The Time Machine)

8th February: Robert Angier visits Tesla in America. (USA - The Prestige)

10th February: Herbert Hoover marries Lou Henry. (Monterey, California - The Day the Bubble Burst)

April: A tornado hits Kanzas sending Dorathy Gale to the Land of Oz for the first time where she meets many friends and kills both the Wicked Witch of the East and the Wicked Witch of the West. (Kansas - Return to Oz)

8th April: The Fantom robs a bank. (London, England - The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

9th April: The London Post headline: "BRITAIN ACCUSES GERMAN ARMY OF BANK THEFT." (London, England - The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

11th April: The Morning Leader headline: "GERMANY'S NEWEST WEAPON." (Sri Lanka - The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

12th April: Globe & Traveler headline: "'NOT US!' SAYS GERMANY." This newspaper contains a typo claiming it is the 11th of April. (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

4th May: Arthur Lestrange, his son Richard Lestrange and niece Emmeline Lestrange set sail from Boston for San Francisco on the Northumberland; a shipwreck in the South Pacific will maroon the children, aged 8, on a beautiful island and Arthur will spend years searching for them. (Boston, Massachussetts - The Blue Lagoon)

16th May: The Fantom blows up a zeppelin full of hydrogen gas. (Berlin, Germany - The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

17th May: The London Post headline: "GERMANY ATTACKED!" (London, England - The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

18th May: The Morning Leader headline: "BRITAIN DENIES ASSAULT ON BERLIN." (Sri Lanka - The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

19th May: Globe & Traveler headline: "EUROPE ON BRINK OF WAR." (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

June: Allan Quatermain, Captain Nemo, Mina Harker, Rodney Skinner, Dorian Gray, Dr. Jekyll / Mr. Hyde, and Tom Saywer join together in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen to defeat The Fantom. (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

2nd July: Mac Curby Bell dies. (Night of the Living Dead 3D)

13th August: Alfred Hitchcock is born. (Leytonstone, London, England - Hitchcock)

14th August: Alma Reville is born. (Nottinghamshire, England - Hitchcock)

October: Dorathy Gale escapes from an electro-shock therapy clinic in Cottonwood Falls, Kanzas during the night. She is swept away in a nearby river during a serious rain storm and wakes up back in Oz. There she meets new friends and defeats the Nome King and the evil Princess Mombi. (Kanzas - Return to Oz)

31st December: George demonstrates a time machine to four of his friends, and steps into the future. (The Time Machine)

1900

International Diplomats and soldiers fend off attacks on the International Compound during the Boxer Revolution. (Peking, China - 55 Days at Peking)

Frank Chapman says that people should count birds instead of counting them. (The Big Year)

Future Olympic athlete Harold Abrahams born. (Chariots of Fire)

A mummy is discovered by three Egyptologists: Englishmen John Bray and Sir Giles Dalrymple as well as French Professor Eugene Dubois. Assisting in the expedition is Professor Dubois' daughter, and Bray's fiancee, Annette. All the artifacts are brought back to London by the project's backer, American showman Alexander King, who plans to recoup his investment by staging luridly sensational public exhibits of the Egyptian treasures. Soon after arrival, the mummy revives and starts to kill various members of the expedition, while it becomes evident that sinister Adam Beecham, a wealthy arts patron whom members of the expedition meet on the ship returning to England, harbors a crucial revelation of the mummy's past and future. (The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb)

Gigi. (Gigi)

Francis Ouimet sees Harry Vardon play golf. (Brookline, Massachusetts - The Greatest Game Ever Played)

Indiana Jones born. (Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade)

Borough Hall Highlands Incorporated. (Highlands, New Jersey - Jersey Girl)

Satine, the beautiful courtesan of the Moulin Rouge, dies in Christian's arms. (Paris - Moulin Rouge)

Dorothy Gale returns to a ruined Oz with her pet chicken Billina and has adventures with copper mechanical man TikTok, another scarecrow with a pumpkin for a head named Jack, and a sofa with a mounted gump's head; she kills the Gnome King and restores Oz before returning back to Kansas. (Kansas - Return to Oz)

Elise McKenna moves to New York with her mother to further her acting career. (Somewhere In Time)

Dorothy Gale and her pet dog Toto are blown from Kansas to Oz, killing the Wicked Witch of the East and causing adventures with a brainless Scarecrow, gutless Lion and a heartless Tinman. (Kansas - The Wizard of Oz)

January: George arrives to dinner with his friends dishevelled, disoriented, hungry and from far into the future. (The Time Machine)

14th February: Several girls from Appleyard College go missing on a picnic, at Hanging Rock. (Victoria, Australia - Picnic at Hanging Rock)

14th May: The Olympics. (Paris, France - Life of Pi)

1st June: Future President Hoover caught in Boxer Rebellion. (China - The Day the Bubble Burst)

25th June: Lord Louis Mountbatten is born. (Windsor, England - The Devil's Brigade)

July: Confederate soldiers attempt to unite north and south with victories over the Spanish in Cuba and Caribbean and into Mexico. (C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America)

4th July: John Sims, future unemployed insurance accountant, is born to proud parents. (USA - The Crowd)

September: Chris McCandless’ abandoned car is identified by highway patrol. (Lake Mead, Arizona - Into the Wild)

8th September: A storm kills 6,000 people. (Galveston, Texas - All About Steve)

1901

Sigmund Freud is kidnapped by two high-school students from the future. (Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure)

Antonio Andolini, his wife and son Paolo are murdered, leaving their younger son Vito an orphan. (The Godfather: Part II)

A young boy named Vito Andolini arrives in Ellis Island and is quarinteened for smallpox soon after. (Ellis Island, New York - The Godfather: Part II)

Bill Miner, "The Gentleman Bandit", is released from San Quentin. (The Grey Fox)

The hottest resort in Santa Carla is built on the fault. (Santa Carla, California - The Lost Boys)

7th January: Alfred Packer is paroled. (Colorado - The Legend of Alfred Packer)

22nd January: Queen Victoria dies. (Mrs. Brown)

22nd January: J.B. Books, famous shootist, rides into town. (Carson City, NE - The Shootist)

29th January: J.B. Books dies from gunshot wounds during a shoot-out. (Carson City, NE - The Shootist)

22nd April: President William McKinley enlists Navy Lt. Richard L. Perry to secretly infiltrate a gang of bank robbers in order to discover the identity of their ringleader who resides somewhere high in the ranks of the federal government. (Washington D.C. - This is My Affair)

7th May: Gary Cooper is born. (Helena, Montana - Marlene)

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